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Papa Johns leans on menu innovation for the future


At this time last year, Papa Johns International Inc. was outperforming its rivals and struggling to keep up with demand, but one year later, year over year growth for the Louisville, Ky.-based pizza chain has stalled as the industry laps effects from the COVID-19 omicron variant. Papa Johns reported flat same-store sales for the first quarter ended March 26, 2023. While momentum was somewhat boosted by continued menu innovation, it’s hard to compare current performance to last year’s record-breaking quarter.

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